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By Philip Butterss

ISBN-10: 1743052871

ISBN-13: 9781743052877

The Sentimental Bloke and Doreen are recognized characters in Australian pop culture, yet their author merits to be higher recognized. C.J. Dennis remodeled the larrikin from a road thug right into a good snapshot of Australian id, and contributed to shaping the Anzac legend. many of us looked Dennis himself as a sentimental bloke, yet this publication indicates he used to be a way more advanced and infrequently darker character - not just studying his funny and cute part, but in addition his struggles with alcohol and melancholy, his political activism, his marriage and his monetary dealings. "An Unsentimental Bloke" strains Dennis's early years in rural South Australia, his paintings on a bohemian newspaper in Adelaide and circulate to Melbourne as a freelancer for the "Bulletin" (newspaper), his interval of political involvement, by means of huge, immense successes (he was once extra well known than Banjo Paterson or Henry Lawson ever were), miraculous fall, and re-emergence as an elder statesman of Australian letters.

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